Thread: Dreger: Cory Schneider is in play
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06-29-2013, 08:40 AM
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Originally Posted by CodeE View Post
Don't really understand all this Canuck bashing.

Vancouver has two goalies capable of starting in the NHL. Luongo's overpaid but he can still play.

If Vancouver can get a team to pony up 1st + good prospect for Schneider, and then take Fucale with that 1st, it would be an almost ideal situation: Luongo would play the next couple years until Fucale is ready. They'd be in trouble if Lu ever got hurt but if a team is willing to match your price, trading Schneider and keeping Luongo could really help the Canucks.
Par for the course. People love to troll us for the debacle.

Personally, my one major complaint toward Gillis is Schneider was not in play sooner, especially when the return on Luongo seemed meager. Beyond that, he took a gamble and lost. Nothing wrong with that and he is neither the first nor last GM who will do so. And I agree, if we can get a highly touted prospect or a high first, then we found our silver lining.

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